Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 1.71.23

संशीलयन्देवयानीं कन्यां संप्राप्तयौवनाम् ।
पुष्पैः फलैः प्रेषणैश्च तोषयामास भारत ॥ २३ ॥

saṃśīlayandevayānīṃ kanyāṃ saṃprāptayauvanām |
puṣpaiḥ phalaiḥ preṣaṇaiśca toṣayāmāsa bhārata || 23 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...O you of ascetic wealth, knowing this, listen to what I say. Recollect my conduct towards you during the period of your vow (Brahmacarya). Your vow has now been over. It behoves you...

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.71.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shilayat, Devayani, Kani, Kanya, Sampraptayauvana, Pushpa, Phala, Preshana, Bharata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.71.23). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “saṃśīlayandevayānīṃ kanyāṃ saṃprāptayauvanām
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śīlayan -
  • śīl -> śīlayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śīl class 10 verb], [vocative single from √śīl class 10 verb], [nominative single from √śīl], [vocative single from √śīl]
  • devayānīm -
  • devayānī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kanyām -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samprāptayauvanām -
  • samprāptayauvanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “puṣpaiḥ phalaiḥ preṣaṇaiśca toṣayāmāsa bhārata
  • puṣpaiḥ -
  • puṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    puṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • phalaiḥ -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • preṣaṇaiś -
  • preṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • toṣayāmā -
  • tuṣ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.71.23

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 1.71.23 in Kannada sript:
ಸಂಶೀಲಯನ್ದೇವಯಾನೀಂ ಕನ್ಯಾಂ ಸಂಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಯೌವನಾಮ್ ।
ಪುಷ್ಪೈಃ ಫಲೈಃ ಪ್ರೇಷಣೈಶ್ಚ ತೋಷಯಾಮಾಸ ಭಾರತ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 1.71.23 in Bengali sript:
সংশীলযন্দেবযানীং কন্যাং সংপ্রাপ্তযৌবনাম্ ।
পুষ্পৈঃ ফলৈঃ প্রেষণৈশ্চ তোষযামাস ভারত ॥ ২৩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 1.71.23 in Gujarati sript:
સંશીલયન્દેવયાનીં કન્યાં સંપ્રાપ્તયૌવનામ્ ।
પુષ્પૈઃ ફલૈઃ પ્રેષણૈશ્ચ તોષયામાસ ભારત ॥ ૨૩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 1.71.23 in Malayalam sript:
സംശീലയന്ദേവയാനീം കന്യാം സംപ്രാപ്തയൌവനാമ് ।
പുഷ്പൈഃ ഫലൈഃ പ്രേഷണൈശ്ച തോഷയാമാസ ഭാരത ॥ ൨൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)


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Preview of verse 1.71.23 in Telugu sript:
సంశీలయన్దేవయానీం కన్యాం సంప్రాప్తయౌవనామ్ ।
పుష్పైః ఫలైః ప్రేషణైశ్చ తోషయామాస భారత ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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